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    Indian/foreigner Rs:5/100
  • Opening Hour:
    9am-5pm
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  • LocationSrirangapatnam, India

  • Opening Hours 9am-5pm

  • Entrance Fee Indian/foreigner Rs:5/100

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Daria Daulat Bagh

Daria Daulat Bagh is also famous as the Summer Palace of Tipu Sultan. Daria Daulat Bagh is situated on the bank of Cauvery River. Daria Daulat Bagh in Bangalore in Karnataka is an important Monument in Karnataka and a major Tourist Attraction in Karnataka. Daria Daulat Bagh is built in Indo-Islamic style. The lush green garden and the majestic open space stand as an embodiment of the majestic existence of the king Tipu Sultan. Tipu Sultan used this palace as a retreat from the strenuous life of a king. The vibrant color of the monument and the arabesque work gives the palace a different and attractive dimension. Daria Daulat Bagh at present houses a museum which is better known as the Tipu Sultan Museum. This museum is one of its kinds in the whole country by keeping in mind the fact that this is a museum that is devoted fully to a person.

History

'Daria Daulat Bagh' or the Summer Palace of 'Tipu Sultan' in Karnataka in India was built in the year 1784. The building was originally constructed by Haider Ali, father of Tipu sultan. It is said that the money to build this majestic palace came from the sea trade that was highly in operation during that time. Colonel Wellesley occupied the place after the death of Tipu Sultan and then later on Lord Dalhousie took some commendable steps to renovate and hold on the essence of the palace. Daria Daulat Bagh or the Summer Palace of Tipu Sultan was acknowledged as a national monument in the year 1959.

Description

Daria Daulat Bagh in Bangalore in Karnataka in India is built mainly of teak wood and stands on 1.5 meter high platform. The construction of ceilings, pillars, arches and walls of the palace with teak wood are worth seeing. There are some brilliant paintings done on the woods. On the outer walls of the buildings there are beautiful paintings depicting war scenes and also some portrait paintings. On the inner walls the floral patterns and the geometric designs are beautifully painted which adds beauty to the palace. There are also some paintings done in the eastern and the western hall. The western hall bears paintings of the battle fields and the eastern hall depicts some court scenes and the courtiers. The first floor of the Daria Daulat Bagh in Bangalore in Karnataka in India houses the museum where there are the exhibits of the belongings of Tipu Sultan.

In all, the Daria Daulat Bagh or the Summer Palace of Tipu Sultan gives a glimpse of the life led by Tipu sultan. The museum also has a good collection of coins, memorabilia, manuscripts and paintings.